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General Electric Site Lead Engineer – El Mezquite in Mexico

Role Summary:

The Site Lead Engineer at El Mezquite, will be responsible for lead the daily operations, maintenance, and warranty repair of wind turbine generators. You will also lead a team to perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct malfunctions. It is also responsible to develop, train and provide technical support and guidance to assure product quality and conformance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures

  • Be responsible for subordinate employee classifications which include maintenance mechanics, technicians, and operators

  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical and electrical problems including: variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, electrical, mechanical & hydraulic components.

  • Perform all mechanical and electrical component maintenance, repair, and replacement of parts to correct basic and complex malfunctions

  • Perform a variety of administrative duties as well as be responsible for EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) and other relevant compliance

  • Assist with staffing requirements, counseling, coaching, training, and corrective action concerning employees and contractors

  • Assist with performance evaluations for subordinate employee per management instructions

  • Help in all areas of facility operations as directed by Site Manager

  • Assist with Profit & Loss (P&L) reporting responsibilities and responsible for spare parts inventor

  • Oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers on a daily basis, including any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in wind turbines

  • Elaborate/Fill out all project technical operational reports.

  • Demonstrate safety and quality as a top priority and make sure other team members, Owner/Client Representatives, subcontractors, vendors, and management are following the safety policies

  • Assume responsibilities of Site Manager as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (University title with valid IID (cedula)) in Electrical / Electronic Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 3 year of work experience in Electrical / Electronic repair industry and a minimum of 1 year of experience with balance of plant (BOP) operations

  • Minimum of 3 years Wind Industry experience is a must.

  • Ability and willingness to handle repetitive weight of 50 lbs.

  • Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet, as required. A climb test will be done.

  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions, as required

  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities, as required

  • Ability and willingness to be available for rotation shift schedules 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as required

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Pass technical test.

  • Ability to professionally interact with customers and coworkers on a daily basis.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Wind troubleshooting experience in different platforms.

  • Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheet processing, e-mail programs, facility control and management systems, and computer diagnostic and troubleshooting tools

  • Ability and willingness to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, and regulations

  • Ability and willingness to write reports

  • Ability and willingness to subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure

  • Wind facility operations experience and wind turbine experience

  • High Voltage Tests such as: GEE-PROD-W025-WIND - 2.20 Substations and Transformers / GEE-PROD-W026-WIND - 2.21 Padmount Transformer Switching / GEE-PROD-W027-WIND - 2.23 Substation & Interconnect Switching (GE Employees Only)

  • Advanced electrical / mechanical background

  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision

  • Knowledge of heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements

  • Comprehensive writing skills to meet contractual reporting obligations, as required

  • Major Corrective experience.

  • CMS data analysis interpretation.

  • BOP/Substations experience

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

Additional Locations:Mexico;Monterrey;